PGDAV College is one of the most renowned off-campus colleges at Delhi University. The term PGDAV stands for “Pannalal Girdharlal Dayanand Anglo Vedic College” which is hardly recognized by the students of their own college. The College is situated in Nehru Nagar, Very Close to Lajpat Nagar market and the nearest metro station is Vinobapuri.
The College comes in the above-average category under Delhi University and is preferred by many students due to its amazing location. The college has 3 buildings out of which 2 are quite new while 1 is a bit old and is popularly known as Old Building among the students.
When it comes to the lifestyle of the students of PGDAV College, they are completely chill as there is no hustle for attendance in this college.
We have listed down some highlights of PGDAV College, Delhi that is the major source of attraction in this college.
“Our College has the biggest canteen” this is the first line every PGDAVians will speak while introducing their college. And Yes, PGDAV has the biggest canteen which is not less than any decent restaurant. The complete ground floor of one building is occupied with the canteen. For almost every student, the canteen is one of the favorite spots where they can chill with their gangs. PGDAVians are lucky as they have such a wonderful canteen. As it is a university canteen so prices are very nominal but the quality is just WOW.
Another important highlight is the PGDAV College Elections which is one of the most exciting elections at Delhi University. There are some election panels in PGDAV College like Team Beleive, Team Unity which are working for the last 6-7 years in the politics of college, so it is very difficult for independent candidates to win against these solid panels. Fights and Hustles take place every year between the candidates but overall it’s an amazing experience for all college students. Candidates try to bribe freshers all the time till elections but once elections are over, you are not gonna see them again in college.
PGDAV is also popular for its societies, all the societies of PGDAV College are very active and all have a certain reputation and rankings among all the colleges of Delhi University. “Commercium” the commerce society of PGDAV College is one of the biggest departmental societies. Other popular societies are NSS PGDAV, Navrang, Hyperion, and Enactus PGDAV.
When it comes to faculties PGDAV is above average, all the faculties are very dedicated and humble. They are well experienced and know what pattern should be adopted to teach college students, although you may find the non-teaching staff a bit rude. Principal sir is very humble and polite towards students and listens to each and every problem of students with full concern.
Another major aspect that every student keeps in mind before taking admission in any college is convenience, that how easy and convenient it would be for them to each to reach the college. The majority of the students use metro in Delhi to reach the college and luckily the metro gate is just less than the 1-minute distance from PGDAV College. Vinobapuri (pink line) is the nearest metro and PGDAVians chills even on the metro stairs and made it one of the favorite spots for chilling.
Students usually understand the importance of Placement Cell in their last year of college. The placement cell of PGDAV is highly active every year they invite several top companies like Ernst and Young, PWc, Wipro, Deloitte, etc. to their campus to offer placement to the students of PGDAV College. For 1st and 2nd-year students, they invite various companies offering different internships to the college students so that students can get corporate exposure and boost up their CV by adding internship experience in that.